Headbanging done right.
I liked this cover a lot more than I anticipated. Selena Gomez’s video is a bit unsettling– mainly because I’m not all that comfortable with that amount of female vulnerability and I wasn’t sure how close she was toeing the line between cultural homage and cultural co-opting.
As usual, DailyGrace does a great job of summarizing an appropriate reaction to Gomez’s video:
Umbrella (Rihanna) by All Time Low another punk cover that I like more than the original:
As for my income inequality series, it’s on hiatus. I’m tired! Give me a break :)